It’s been 21 years of Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen. Let’s look at 10 facts about the film.
1. The film was originally planned with Vijay in the lead.
2. Meena was the first choice to play the heroine in the film.
3. Ajith was supposed to play a full length role but due to his admiration for Karthik he agreed to play an extended cameo.
4. Karthik returned the favour by playing a cameo in Anandha Poongatre.
5. The film won 5 Tamil Nadu State Awards.
6. It was Ramesh Khanna’s first full fledged role.
7. The film was remade in Telugu, Kannada, Bengali and Oriya.
8. This was Karthik’s 100th film.
9. Actress Swati was supposed to play a cameo but opted out.
10. The film’s success led to Ramesh Khanna’s first film as a director titled Thodarum with Ajith in the lead.